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Usain Bolt poised for surprise trial with Aussie Football Club
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Usain Bolt poised for surprise trial with Aussie Football Club

Sydney: Usain Bolt is on the verge of sealing a deal to trial with the A-League’s Central Coast Mariners, the Australian Club said on Tuesday, as the sprint legend pursues his dream of playing professional football. Eight-time Olympic champion Bolt, 31, who retired from athletics after August’s World Championships in London, is an avid Manchester…

Tribute to a Legend: Usain the ‘lightning’ bolt
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Tribute to a Legend: Usain the ‘lightning’ bolt

By U.B. Acharya In less than five minutes of cumulative time spread over nine years, this ‘galloping leopard’ created history by winning 11 individual and eight relay gold medals in short sprints in Olympic Games and World Athletics Championships. He is currently the world record holder of 100m, 200m and 4x100m relay races and is…

Gatlin dashes Bolt’s farewell 100 mts title dream
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Gatlin dashes Bolt’s farewell 100 mts title dream

Justin Gatlin, the 2005 world champion, staged by far the biggest surprise of the London world championships as he edged defending champion Usain Bolt to take the world title here on Saturday last. Bolt, running his last world championships, finished with a bronze medal but was treated by the capacity crowd and the organisers as…

I am still the man to beat: Usain Bolt
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I am still the man to beat: Usain Bolt

Ahead of IAAF World Championships in London, Usain Bolt has warned his rivals and claimed that he remains the man to beat in the competition, despite what he called a “horrifying” start to his season and some impressive performances from his younger opponents. The event will commence from Aug. 5. Bolt carefully observed the Olympic…

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